Fubo Sportsbook Joins Arizona Sports Betting Market With Streaming-Integrated Offering

Written By C.J. Pierre on December 21, 2021 - Last Updated on January 30, 2023
Arizona Sports Betting Mobile App

Yet another online sportsbook has opened for business in Arizona.

Fubo Gaming, a subsidiary of the sports-first live TV streaming platform fuboTV, announced the launch of Fubo Sportsbook in the Grand Canyon State.

Arizona is now the second state where bettors can find the Fubo Sportsbook app, coming on the heels of a November launch in Iowa.

The Chicago-based operator officially rolled out its mobile app in the Grand Canyon State on Monday, becoming the 10th mobile sports betting operator to launch an app in Arizona.

Fubo Sportsbook brings interactive sports betting to Arizona

The launch of Fubo Sportsbook comes at an opportune time. Especially considering the upcoming college football bowl games and the NFL playoffs. Fubo’s sportsbook app combines streaming and betting, designed to meet sports fans’ growing demand for interactivity.

The app delivers an interactive and personalized omniscreen experience. Users will also be introduced to Fubo Sportsbook’s main feature, “Watching Now,” which uses fuboTV’s first-party user data. As a result, the sportsbook recommends relevant bets based upon what the user is streaming, even as they change the channel. Above all, according to a press release, the feature “helps turn passive viewers into active participants.”

“Our comprehensive sports entertainment experience is envisioned to combine real-money wagering with fuboTV’s live sports offering for a seamless user experience enabling consumers to wager while they watch,” said Fubo Sportsbook President Scott Butera. “Arizonans are passionate professional and collegiate sports fans who we believe will enjoy the market defining Fubo Sportsbook.”

Fubo Sportsbook is available on desktop and for download via iOS. However, if you are an Android user, you cannot download the app. That said, you can still use the sportsbook’s website from your phone, as long as you are in Arizona.

Fubo Gaming lands in Arizona thanks to Ak-Chin

Fubo Sportsbook was one of 18 entities that received a license to operate mobile and retail sports betting in the state, thanks to its partnership with the Ak-Chin Indian Community.

“We’re so excited this day is finally here,” said Ak-Chin Indian Community chairman Robert Miguel. “The Ak-Chin Indian Community is proud to work with an industry-leading partner like Fubo Gaming in the development of its mobile app for online sports wagering, and we look forward to providing our customers the premier gaming experience they’ve come to expect.”

Added Butera:

“We are honored to partner with our first Native American tribe, the Ak-Chin Indian Community, to launch our market-defining sportsbook within the great state of Arizona. In less than a year of establishing Fubo Gaming, we brought our sports betting platform to passionate sports communities across two states and look forward to continuing introducing our unique product to many more consumers.”

In addition to launching the sportsbook in Iowa and Arizona, the company also has market access agreements in three other states: Pennsylvania, Indiana and New Jersey.

Current state of Arizona online sports betting

Fubo Gaming further bolsters the ever-expanding world of legal wagering in the Grand Canyon State. Here is a 11 Arizona online sportsbooks:

  • DraftKings Sportsbook
  • BetMGM Sportsbook
  • Caesars Sportsbook
  • BetRivers Arizona Sportsbook
  • FanDuel Sportsbook
  • Unibet Sportsbook
  • WynnBET Arizona
  • Barstool Sportsbook
  • TwinSpires Sportsbook Arizona
  • SuperBook
  • Fubo Sportsbook

The Tohono O’odham Nation, which runs Desert Diamond Casinos, has plans to launch a mobile betting app soon. At the same time, Betfred Sports is also expecting to launch an app in Arizona.

Furthermore, the Navajo Nation, Golden Nugget Online Gaming and Digital Gaming all received mobile licenses from the Arizona Department of Gaming but have not yet launched operations.

We are also awaiting news on a Bally Bet to arrive in the Grand Canyon State. The Bally’s Corporation found a sports betting partner in the Phoenix Mercury.

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CJ Pierre is a multimedia journalist currently residing in the Phoenix-Metro Area in Arizona. He has been covering news and sports for over a decade for both online and TV broadcasts. He was born and raised in Minneapolis and an alum of Minnesota State University: Moorhead. CJ has experience as a reporter and videographer and has covered high school, college and professional sports throughout his career. Most notably following Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Vikings and North Dakota State University football.

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